Kew Youth Hostel & Backpackers

5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Escaping Madagascar

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Aug 01, 2014

5 comments, 4 photos

... later.
-How much would those tickets cost?

She checked her screen, wrote out a sum in Ariary, and did a rough calculation into dollars.

-770 dollars.

By this time the flight was going to close in ten minutes. I didn’t see much choice, so I grudgingly pulled out a credit card and held it out; I was scheduled to speak in Johannesburg.

-We don’t have a card reader; this is not a ...

Getting to Where We Need to Go

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Nov 18, 2013

2 photos

Thankfully we both had a solid sleep on the flight from Paris. There was a lovely Spanish lady next to us, but we had difficulty communicating. She does speak much English and I do not speak much Spanish. I needed my sister and niece along to help translate! Our connection was tight and our flight was more than 30 minutes late arriving. Bill was convinced that we would not catch our noon flight to Windhoek. Thankfully he was ...

Journey Born Under A Divine Star

A travel blog entry by anthonstmaarten on Jul 25, 2013

2 photos

In the coming weeks I will be posting a series of articles from my travel blog, which I wrote during my recent trip to Europe. The blogs are a collection of spiritual adventures, pilgrimages to sacred places and accounts of my personal odyssey into self-realization. Let me be your guide to sacred sites like Stone Henge in the United Kingdom and the Oracle of Delphi at Temple of Apollo in Greece.

I was very excited that my ...

The Hard Part is Getting There....

A travel blog entry by proe2 on Oct 03, 2012

4 photos

... days as a guest of the Senegalese legal system, I opted to step back into the aircraft.

The final leg from Dakar to Johannesburg was a bit bumpier but it was mostly during daylight so we could look out the window and see the African continent slowly passing beneath. Gazing down on these unfamiliar places of which I know only what I have learned ...

Plans Go Pear Shaped

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands on Jul 28, 2011

25 photos

... me, although they cannot guarantee that all the items I had in it are still there. I am now in the process of arranging a courier to collect it and deliver it to Cape Town in the next couple of days...fingers crossed.

The following day we made the decision to get a replacement camera, for which we can claim on the insurance when we return home. And so we ventured into Johannesburg once more, and returned with our wallets a little lighter and our rucksacks ...


This hostel, located on 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Museum Africa.
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